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Address: Av. Xaman-Ha y Retorno Sayil | 77710, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
Phone Number: 984.168.96.93
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PADI Dive Resort located in Playa Del Carmen in Mexico Mayan Riviera, on...

PADI Dive Resort located in Playa Del Carmen in Mexico Mayan Riviera, on the beach of the hotel All Inclusive “The Reef Playacar Resort & SPA”.The Reef Marina is a recreational and professional PADI dive center and school. Diving and snorkeling tours are available in Playa Del Carmen,the cenotes and Cozumel.

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Awesome Dive Team, Beautiful Dives

Being a once a year "vacation diver", I appreciate the patience, expertise and attention given by all the Reef Marina instructors. Although I've dove throughout the Caribbean, the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 7, 2016
Carl K
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Hagaman, New York

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Hagaman, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

Being a once a year "vacation diver", I appreciate the patience, expertise and attention given by all the Reef Marina instructors. Although I've dove throughout the Caribbean, the dives available through the Reef Marina, from Cenotes, to bull sharks, to Cozumel, coupled with their great dive group, makes the Reef Marina experience unbeatable. This December was my tenth year diving... More 

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LaSalle, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!! GREAT EXPERIENCE!!! VERY PROFESSIONAL AND FRIENDLY!!! Alex was certified and I did a refresher course. Felicity trained Alex in the pool and dealt with the course work. An excellent and thorough course. Alex did his open water demonstrations with Felicity and Che. We did 5 dives in total. They were supportive and very knowledgeable of reef conditions. The... More 

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Brookhaven, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I booked 4 ocean dives and 2 cenote dives through the Reef Marina. We are new divers and everyone at the shop made us comfortable as they thoroughly explained the dive plans and guided us at each site. Thanks to everyone for a great time. We'll definitely be back again.

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Calgary, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015 via mobile

I went diving with The Reef Marina as well as did a day trip to snorkel in the Cenotes and with the Turtles. Everybody I interacted with was super nice. Stephan to start with who runs the place very well, Che and Rodriguo who took me diving and Geovanni who took us snorkelling. I am very protective of nature and... More 

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Zermatt, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

I did my instructor course with The Reef Marina and Scuba Diver Republic. They are absolutely amazing, super professional, everything just worked perfectly. The course director Camille did everything to get me ready for the Exams and I passed without problems. I never felt like a number, always like part of the team or even the family. The course was... More 

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Binghamton, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

This was our 2nd time diving with the Reef Marina and they are the best. This time my husband and I got our PADI scuba diver certifications with Che White. I cannot say enough about Che - between his professionalism, vast diving knowledge, and sense of humor he is sure to put even the most nervous of new divers at... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

As dive shops go, the dive shop at The Reef Playacar, is simply one of the best. The instructors are some of the best and the dive masters incredible, They can train and certify, and arrange for any water adventure you're looking for - whale sharks during season, caves, Marlin feeding during season, bull sharks during season or just a... More 

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Preston, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015 via mobile

Just completed our PADI open water diving with the reef marina in Playacar. We chose them due to good tripadvisor reviews and very reasonable prices. We pre booked the course before we arrived via email, and we set the diving dates when we got there. All very simple and flexible to fit in with our other trips. We had no... More 

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Shrewsbury, Ma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

Had 2 great excursions with the Marina. The 1st was a combo snorkel in the Cenotes and then on to swim in an area know for turtles , was a great experience and our guide Felicty was awesome. I forgot to record the whole adventure on my go pro but Felicity got me to go snorkel out to a reef... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 via mobile

So far we've done the whale shark & Isla Mujeres day out with 3 adults and 2 kids (ages 6 & 9) and a Discover Scuba Diving day with 2 adults. Scuba starts at age 11 minimum here. The staff are super friendly. Can't really compare prices since we didn't shop around with the location being very convenient for us.... More 

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